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Arrests in Operation Rangiriri

Police have arrested three people in relation to Operation Rangiriri, the serious assault on the Waikato Expressway in March. Seven search warrants, four in Auckland...

Update – Matamata firearms incident

Enquiries are continuing following a firearms incident in Wardville near Matamata this morning. Police were initially called to Waghorn Road just after 1.35am after a...

Serious crashes overnight in North Island

Serious crashes overnight have kept emergency services busy in the North Island. Serious crash, Te Awamutu One person is in critical condition following a single vehicle...

Guilty plea in Ngawai Himiona murder case

A 36 year old man has pleaded guilty today to the murder of Hamilton woman Ngawai Himiona. The crime took place on 16 December 2020...

Witness to Hamilton fatal crash identified

Police have identified the witness previously sought in relation to the fatal crash on River Road, Hamilton in April. Police were seeking the woman as...

Police continue to appeal for information following Taupiri firearms incident

Waikato Police continue to make enquiries following the firearms incident in Taupiri yesterday morning which left one person with moderate injuries. West Waikato Area Commander...

Police seek witness to fatal Hamilton crash named ‘Michelle’

Police are seeking witnesses to a fatal crash in Hamilton in April. Emergency services we alerted to the two-car crash on River Road, Fairfield at...

Man shot at while dropping child off at Taupiri School

A man is lucky to be alive after he was shot at while dropping off a child at Taupiri School in the Waikato. Waikato West...

Police updates – Tokoroa fatal crash, motorcycle incidents in Gore and Manukau

Police updates for on crimes and investigations for the morning of 14 June 2022. Information sought after dirt bike incident, Manukau Counties Manukau Police are asking...

Waikato drug bust sees cash and drugs seized

Waikato Police have arrested six men and seized drugs and assets following Operation Poapoa. The operation targeted an organised criminal group allegedly importing and distributing...

Cocaine, methamphetamine and cash seized in Operation Bali

Ten people have been arrested and large quantities of cocaine, methamphetamine and cash have been seized following a joint Police and Customs operation. Police located...

Police updates – Operations Dairyland and Lithium, Whangarei drug bust

Police updates on crimes and investigations for the morning of 4 June 2022. Police recover body from Pelorus River, near Havelock Police have recovered the body...

Police updates – Fatal Tapapa crash, Wainuiomata ram raid burglary

Police updates on crimes and investigations for the morning of 3 June 2022. SH5, Tapapa, South Waikato Police can confirm one person has died following a...

Police update enquiry into the whereabouts of Tom Phillips and his children

Waikato Police have continued to receive information from the community since the renewed public appeal via the recent Ten 7 Aotearoa programme. "This is extremely...

Police updates – Northland gang crime crack-down, Cambridge tree incident

Police updates on crime and investigations for 26 May 2022. Northland Police continue enforcement and disruption activity Police are continuing with enforcement action and the disruption...

Fatal crashes in Meanee, Otaki and Ohaupo

Police have released information relating to three recent fatal vehicle accidents. Fatal crash, Meeanee Police can confirm a man has died following a single vehicle fatal...

Police updates – Whanganui assault, missing Northland woman

Police updates on crimes and investigations for 14 May 2022. Man appears in court in relation to Linwood assault A man arrested after an assault in...

Police updates – Waitara crash, Cambridge serious incident

Police updates for 5 May 2022. Body recovered, Waitara crash Police can confirm the body of one person has been recovered from the car that went...

Police updates: Dunedin house fire, fatal crash Ngaruawahia

Police updates for 27 April 2022. Name release - Dunedin house fire Police can now name the man who died in a house fire on Phillips...

Car crash fatalities in Raglan and Herekino

Police have released information to the public in relation to two recent fatal car crashes. Fatal crash, SH23, Raglan One person has died following a crash...

Police updates: Manurewa stolen vehicles, Edgecumbe assault, milk tanker attack

Police updates for 22 April 2022. Two men charged for unlawful hunting near Kawerau Two men have been arrested and charged in relation to unlawful hunting...

Cops investigating after fight erupts in Hamilton Kmart

Fight starts after two women tried to leave store without paying. A video of the incident on Facebook shows a female security guard struggling with...

Police investigating death of child in Hamilton

Police are investigating following the death of a two-year-old girl in Hamilton. About 11am Saturday Police were flagged down by the occupants of a vehicle...

Police release update on Jade Pui Raglan homicide investigation

Waikato Police continue the homicide investigation into the death of Jade Pui, 42, who died in Raglan on 26 January. Police were called to Wainui...

Police urge people to come forward in Operation Dell, Taupō Homicide investigation

Police say they are making good progress in Operation Dell, the homicide investigation into the death of Ryan Woodford. Mr Woodford died at the Adelphi...

Meremere homicide: Police seek information on alleged offender’s movements

Police investigating the murder of Abdul Kareem are seeking information from the public regarding the movements of the alleged offender. Our enquiries indicate the alleged...

Arrest made in Meremere homicide investigation

Police investigating the homicide of Abdul Kareem have made an arrest. A 35-year-old man is due in Hamilton District Court today charged with the Mangere...

Name release, Meremere homicide investigation

Police are now able to release the name of the man who’s body was recovered, in Meremere on Tuesday, 15 February. He was Abdul Kareem,...

Investigation underway into sudden death in Meremere

An investigation surrounding a suspicious death is underway after the discovery of a man’s body in Meremere on Tuesday. Police have been investigating the circumstances...

Police name Raglan homicide victim

Police are now able to release the name of the man who died in Raglan, Waikato on Wednesday 26 January. He was Jade Pui, also...

Investigation launched following death of man in Raglan, police seek sightings of white Mitsubishi Legnum

Waikato Police have launched an investigation after a man’s body was found in a parked car outside a residential address in Raglan at about...

Multiple water-related incidents as temperatures soar

Three water-related tragedies across the nation as summer temperatures soar. Kai Iwi Lakes (left), and Wenderholm Regional Park (right). Wenderholm Regional Park: Emergency services are in attendance...

Body found in search for missing Whangapoua fisherman

The body of a man has been located in the water near Whangapoua, Coromandel during the search for a missing fisherman. The body was located...

Fatal crashes mar Christmas Day for families of deceased

Two families will be grieving after two early morning fatal crashes on Christmas Day. One person died following a serious crash involving a car and...

Search underway for overdue fisherman near Whangapoua

A search is continuing today for a man overdue from a fishing trip near Whangapoua, Coromandel. The man left in his boat from the Whangapoua...

Police launch homicide investigation in Te Awamutu

Waikato Police have launched a homicide investigation following an incident at an address in Te Awamutu this morning. Police were called to a property on...

Police conclude investigation into Te Awamutu road death

The investigation into the death of Joseph (Joe) Jenkins on a road outside of Te Awamutu has finished. Police have decided not to press charges,...

79 new community cases of COVID today

There are 79 new community cases of COVID-19 in New Zealand today. As at 10am, 46 of these cases are linked - including 24 household...

Police appeal for information on the unexplained death of Hamilton man

On 1 December 2019, 33-year-old father Joshua Terrey was found dead in a garden at the Western Community Centre in Nawton, Hamilton. The death has...

80 new community cases of COVID-19 today

There are 80 new community cases of COVID-19 today. As at 10am, 34 of these cases are linked – including 16 household contacts – and...

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